The silver lining of GDPR preparation
The GDPR is coming, and businesses have no choice but to be compliant. While it can be a daunting task, re-evaluating information management to bring privacy issues to the forefront can have many benefits
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018. The GDPR will have a significant effect on the way organisations process personal data. Its introduction is likely to see many businesses – particularly small and medium-sized enterprises – challenged to allocate sufficient time, budget and resources to satisfy the considerable compliance-focused effort required. But opportunity undoubtedly exists for businesses to alter their strategic view of the importance of data and take steps to manage their information effectively, putting privacy at the forefront of their information management activities.
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